Category: System and Controller
Manufacturer: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P.
Caution Level: Safe
Download File Size: 0.58 MB
Operating System: Windows 2000, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, NetWare 5.1, NetWare 6.5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SCO OpenServer, SCO UnixWare, Solaris, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Latest Version / Release Date: 18.104.22.168 / 17 Dec 2009
The Smart Array P600 Controller is a type of expansion card which is used to manage Serial Attached SCSI hardware components of the host computer system. By installing the proper device driver associated with the device, the computer user benefits from improved reliability and performance in terms of the implementation of the latest in SCSI based technology. The deployment of this particular hardware component is normally seen in conjunction with the use of Hewlett Packard manufactured computer servers for small to medium enterprises. The Smart Array P600 Controller and its corresponding device driver also supports the implementation of RAID capabilities which allows the host computer system to utilize multiple storage devices arranged in an array. When compared to previous controllers in its class this hardware component delivers approximately four times the bandwidth capability of its predecessors. This accounts for the faster data transfer and retrieval rates that are achieved by the host machine.
Unless you update your drivers regularly you may face hardware performance issues.
To check your drivers you should manually verify every device on your system for driver updates
The design of the Smart Array P600 Controller allows it to support up to three gigabyte Serial Attached SCSI based devices. In terms of bandwidth this delivers a wider transmission capacity to accommodate huge data volumes. In this context this particular hardware component and its corresponding device driver are commonly utilized in computer networks or systems that demand high computing performance based on mission critical programs and requirements. Many computer experts also believe that the implementation of the Smart Array P600 Controller is an acceptable solution for improving the storage capacity of a computer system in a cost effective manner. This is primarily based on its ability to support storage devices in an array allowing for the implementation of practical backup methods to prevent data loss. The device driver supports the eight Serial Attached SCSI ports of the hardware component which delivers a peak data transfer rate of approximately 1066 megabytes per second. It is highly recommended you run a free registry scan for and Smart Array P600 Controller errors before installing any driver updates.